The waterfront Mexican cantina, Lona Cocina, has a fun laid-back vibe, and an outdoor patio and bar with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Fort Lauderdale beach. Lona Cocina also offers a selection of agave-centric craft cocktails, freshly-made margaritas, house-made sangrias, and tequila flights – as well as Chef Pablo Salas’ excellent menu of small plates and tacos, claro que si.
Cocktails at Lona Cocina Fort Lauderdale
Zesty and refreshing; Tequila Cabeza, Lime, Agave, Illegal Mezcal, and Grapefruit Soda.
El Jefe Limonada
Tangy and tasty; Hangar One Citron Vodka, Strawberries, Cilantro, Lemonade and Raw Sugar.
Sweet and potent; Francois Montand Rose Wine, Zaya Rum, Grand Gala Orange Liqueur, and Passionfruit Puree.
Delectable and elegant, Botanist Gin, Amaro Nonino, Smoked Rosemary, Lemon and Agave.
Margaritas at Lona Cocina Fort Lauderdale
Lime, Mango or Passionfruit; freshly-made with Jose Cuervo Reposado Tequila, Lime and Agave.
Spicy, smoky and simply superb; Luna Azul Blanco Tequila, Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Jalapeno-infused Green Chartreuse, Agave.
Choco Loco Margarita
Ambrosial, exotic and ultra-delish; shaken with Espolon Reposado Tequila; Aanbieden Chocolate Liqueur (Belgian Jenever); Cointreau Orange Liqueur, Abuelita’s Mexican Chocolate and Cream.
For those looking for a flavorful splurge, El Capo -made with Clase Azul Ultra Anejo Tequila, Grand Marnier 1880, Lime, Agave and 14 Karat Gold Flakes – is priced at $325.
Lona Cocina Fort Lauderdale Details
321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard (in the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort), Fort Lauderdale FL; lonarestaurant.com; @LonaRestaurantFLL
Hours: Sunday – Wednesday from 11:30 am to 1 am, and, Thursday – Saturday from 11:30 am to 2 am
Taco Tuesdays: All day, $5 tacos and 1/2 off tequila cocktails
Tip: Take Water Taxi to Stop 6 /Seville Street Stop, walk East to A1A, turn left onto AIA and you will come to the Westin Hotel, the home of Lona Cocina. Show your water taxi ticket and save 10% off your bill at Lona.
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